D.P.R.: No justification shown for search of def’s vehicle during a traffic stop

Defendant was ordered out of his vehicle during a traffic stop, but there were no grounds to search it, starting with a cigarette pack. Motion to suppress granted. United States v. Ramos-Rios, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102516 (D. P.R. June 29, 2017).*

Defendant and his girlfriend lived with his father in the father’s apartment. The police came looking for defendant and the father admitted them and allowed them to follow him to the son’s apartment. He fled out the back door. The entry leading to the finding of marijuana otherwise in plain view was with consent. People v. Colon, 2017 NY Slip Op 05343, 2017 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 5423 (4th Dept. June 30, 2017).*

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